Our Team

Chairman

Adrian Tyndall

Adrian Tyndall M.D.

Interim Dean, College Of Medicine

Faculty

Peter Alexandrov

Peter Alexandrov M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Brandon R Allen

Brandon R Allen M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor; Medical Director, Adult ED; Medical Director, UF Health Chest Pain Center; Medical Director, ED Scribes Program
Joshua H Altman

Joshua H Altman M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Lars Beattie

Lars Beattie M.S., M.D., FACEP

Residency Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor
Torben K Becker

Torben K Becker M.D., Ph.D., RDMS, FAWM, FAEMS

Clinical Assistant Professor; Chief, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Director, Prehospital Research; Director, Global Health Programs; Program Director, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship; Associate Medical Director – Alachua County Fire Rescue
Brittany C Beel

Brittany C Beel M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Noel R Braseth

Noel R Braseth M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Alicia Buck

Alicia Buck M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Donna L Carden

Donna L Carden M.D.

Professor Emeritus
David B Crabb

David B Crabb M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Medical Director, Adult ED
Jessica L Dalton

Jessica L Dalton M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Giuliano De Portu

Giuliano De Portu M.D., FACEP

Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity; Assistant Residency Program Director; Program Director, Medical Student Ultrasound Curriculum;​ Clinical Assistant Professor
Marco F Elegante

Marco F Elegante M.D., MNeuroSci

Clinical Assistant Professor
Marie-Carmelle Elie

Marie-Carmelle Elie MD, FACEP, FCCM, FAAEM, RDMS

Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine; Research and Clinical Trials Liaison, Division Of Critical Care; Adjunct Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, Haven Hospice and Palliative Care
Mindy Fernandez

Mindy Fernandez M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Medical Director, Freestanding EDs
Rosemarie Fernandez

Rosemarie Fernandez M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Desmond Fitzpatrick

Desmond Fitzpatrick M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Director, EMS Fellowship; Medical Director, Lake County EMS; Medical Director For Stadium Operations And Disaster Preparedness, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium; EMS Clerkship Director
Colleen K Gutman

Colleen K Gutman M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Carolyn K Holland

Carolyn K Holland M.D., MEd, FACEP, FAAP

Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Director – Pediatric Emergency Department, Division Chief – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Liam C Holtzman

Liam C Holtzman D.O., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor And Associate Program Director
Karl W Huesgen

Karl W Huesgen M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Associate Medical Director, ShandsCair
Charles Hwang

Charles Hwang M.D., FACEP, FAEMS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Levy County Department Of Public Safety
Jason M Jones

Jason M Jones M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; EMS Fellowship Director; Academic Chief, EMS Division; Medical Director, Alachua County Fire Rescue (ACFR)
Michael L Krick

Michael L Krick D.O., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Associate Physician Director Of Quality, Freestanding EDs
Karen Laauwe

Karen Laauwe M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor
Alison Leung

Alison Leung M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Jennifer K Light

Jennifer K Light M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Judy K Lucas

Judy K Lucas M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Nicholas Maldonado

Nicholas Maldonado M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Residency Program Director
Michael Marchick

Michael Marchick M.D.

Co-Clerkship Director; Clinical Associate Professor
Derek Merck

Derek Merck Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Lisa Merck

Lisa Merck M.D., MPH, MA, FACEP

Associate Professor, Vice Chair Of Research
David A Meurer

David A Meurer M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Medical Director, ShandsCair Adult/Peds Team; Medical Director, Gainesville Fire Rescue
Kendall Moore

Kendall Moore M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Travis W Murphy

Travis W Murphy M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Director, Student & Resident Education, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Co-Director, Cardiac Arrest Programs, Division Of Critical Care Medicine
L. Connor Nickels

L. Connor Nickels M.D., RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Program And Fellowship; Clinical Associate Professor
Candice A Norman

Candice A Norman M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rohit P Patel

Rohit P Patel M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor; Associate Chief, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Critical Care Fellowship; Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit; Director, Critical Care Ultrasound, Surgical ICU
Mary D Patterson

Mary D Patterson M.D., M.Ed.

Associate Dean And Professor
Thomas F Payton

Thomas F Payton M.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor, Emergency Physician
Maritza Plaza-Verduin

Maritza Plaza-Verduin M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
David L Roberts

David L Roberts M.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Joel Rowe

Joel Rowe M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Associate Medical Director, Lake County EMS
Matthew Ryan

Matthew Ryan M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Vice Chair And Interim Chief In The Department Of Emergency Medicine; Associate Professor
Matthew B Shannon

Matthew B Shannon M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor
John H Slish

John H Slish M.D., FACEP, EMT-T, TCCC-I, ILO

Medical Director, Tactical Medicine GFR; SWAT Team Physician/Operator, GPD And ACSO; Co-Assistant Medical Director, UF EMS Fellowship; Clinical Assistant Professor
Caroline C Srihari

Caroline C Srihari M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Tricia B Swan

Tricia B Swan M.D., M.Ed., FAAP, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor
Meredith C Thompson

Meredith C Thompson M.D.

Co-Clerkship Director; Clinical Assistant Professor
Kevin K Wang

Kevin K Wang Ph.D.

Research Professor
Zhihui Yang

Zhihui Yang Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Henry W Young, II

Henry W Young, II M.D., FACEP

Assistant Residency Program Director; Clinical Assistant Professor
Taylor Zeglam

Taylor Zeglam M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien

Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien M.D., FAAP, FAAEM, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor, Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department

Courtesy/Volunteer Faculty

Harvey G Rohlwing, Jr.

Harvey G Rohlwing, Jr. M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Global Health Initiatives Liaison

Fellows

Emergency Medical Services Fellows

Bethany J Johnston

Bethany J Johnston M.D.

EM-EMS Fellow
Austin C Reed

Austin C Reed M.D.

EM-EMS Fellow

Critical Care Medicine Fellows

Abdulaziz Alburaih

Abdulaziz Alburaih M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow
Casey T Carr

Casey T Carr M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow
Barbara Flores Gonzalez

Barbara Flores Gonzalez M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow
Adnan Javed

Adnan Javed M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow

Sports Medicine Fellows

Laura E Cook

Laura E Cook M.D.

EM-Sports Medicine Fellow

Ultrasound Medicine Fellows

Tierra Smith

Tierra Smith M.D.

EM-Ultrasound Fellow

Global Health Medicine Fellows

Lindsay Beamon Scott

Lindsay Beamon Scott M.D.

EM-Global Health Fellow

Simulation Fellows

Nicholas S Laconi

Nicholas S Laconi M.D., M.S.

Simulation Fellow, Surgical Resident

Part-time Clinical Faculty

Benjamin N Abo

Benjamin N Abo D.O.

OPS Professional Faculty
Christopher Bucciarelli

Christopher Bucciarelli M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Ramona D Esquibel

Ramona D Esquibel M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Michael L Falgiani

Michael L Falgiani M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Tushar Gupta

Tushar Gupta M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Robyn M Hoelle

Robyn M Hoelle M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Mark M Jackson

Mark M Jackson D.O.

OPS Professional Faculty
Joshua B Kaplan

Joshua B Kaplan D.O.

OPS Professional Faculty
Sitha Konopack

Sitha Konopack M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Diana C Mora-Montero

Diana C Mora-Montero M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Kenneth J Myers

Kenneth J Myers M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Pratik S Patel

Pratik S Patel M.D., M.B.B.S.

OPS Professional Faculty
Ryan H Roberts

Ryan H Roberts M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Kruti Shah

Kruti Shah M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Jasmin Tanaja

Jasmin Tanaja M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Joshua A Walker

Joshua A Walker M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Jason S Wilt

Jason S Wilt M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty

Per-Diem Pediatric Faculty

Jyoti Budania

Jyoti Budania M.D.

OPS Professional
Rachel M Coleman

Rachel M Coleman M.D.

Assistant Professor
Satyanarayan  Mola

Satyanarayan Mola

ERP Application Analyst L3
Maria N Kelly

Maria N Kelly M.D.

Professor And Program Director
Michele N Lossius

Michele N Lossius M.D., F.A.A.P.

Professor And Division Chief For Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Jackie Otero

Jackie Otero M.D.

Associate Professor
Margaret A Slayton

Margaret A Slayton M.D.

OPS – Healthcare

Advanced Practice Provider Team (Full-Time)

Suzanne R Archer

Suzanne R Archer

Nurse Practitioner
Zachary A Bautista

Zachary A Bautista

Physician Asst
Carol L Bruggeman

Carol L Bruggeman

Physician Asst
Patrick L Delage

Patrick L Delage

Physician Asst
Jessica R Holder

Jessica R Holder

Nurse Practitioner
Susan  Lo

Susan Lo

Physician Asst
Sarah A Hula

Sarah A Hula

Nurse Practitioner
Meagan B Humphries

Meagan B Humphries

Physician Asst
Samuel T Kim

Samuel T Kim

Physician Assistant
Michelle E Metzger

Michelle E Metzger

Physician Assistant
Vivien P Murphy

Vivien P Murphy

Registered Nurse
Nisha D Patel

Nisha D Patel

Physician Asst
Pooja S Patel

Pooja S Patel

Physician Asst
Paige N Smith

Paige N Smith

Physician Asst-NE FR
Kevin J Vaccarello

Kevin J Vaccarello

Physician Asst

Nursing Leadership

Lisa K Barnett

Lisa K Barnett

RN Coord E.D. – NS
Melissa Ann  Barron

Melissa Ann Barron

RN Coord E.D.
Sandra E Blocker

Sandra E Blocker

Mgr Nurse
Kori D Coker

Kori D Coker

RN Coord E.D.
Kimberly M Jaimes

Kimberly M Jaimes

Clinical Leader
Alexandria  James

Alexandria James

RN Coord E.D. – NS
Ezekiel M Masbad

Ezekiel M Masbad

RN Coord E.D.
Melissa B Milligan

Melissa B Milligan

RN Coord E.D. – NS
Samuel J Overly

Samuel J Overly

Clinical Leader
Suzanne M Phillips

Suzanne M Phillips

Mgr Nurse
Jessica N Schwab

Jessica N Schwab

RN Coord E.D. – NS
Jennifer M Zimmerman

Jennifer M Zimmerman

Clinical Leader

Administrative

Debra J Beck

Debra J Beck

Research Administrative Support Assistant, II
Melanie Blackburn

Melanie Blackburn

Assistant Director Of Finance And Reporting
Courtney L Cribbs

Courtney L Cribbs

Clerkship Coordinator – Res/Fellowship Program Crd I
Chloe Evans

Chloe Evans

Fellowship Coordinator
Zach Frey

Zach Frey

Administrative Support Assistant, II
Amanda H Glynn

Amanda H Glynn MHS, CRC, CGCM

Residency Program Coordinator / Administrator
Melyssa E Henagan

Melyssa E Henagan

Senior Accountant
Joshua E Hurwitz

Joshua E Hurwitz

IT Expert
Michele L Joines

Michele L Joines

Administrative Support Assistant, I
Frank Jurkiewicz

Frank Jurkiewicz MBA

Administrative Director
Melissa J Malecki

Melissa J Malecki

Clinical Operations Coordinator / Emergency Medicine Scribe Program Manager
Kristy L Radeker

Kristy L Radeker MSM

Assistant Director Of Emergency Services
Amy M Smith

Amy M Smith

Office Manager; Chairs Administrative Assistant

Emergency Medicine Residents

Click here to see list of current residents